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Edward Lear: The Life of a Wanderer

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Vivian Noakes reveals, there was much more to Lear. An innovator in art and literature, he was born out of time and place. The story of his life is ... Show synopsis

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  • Edward Lear: The Life of a Wanderer (Sutton Publishing) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Vivien Noakes

    Edward Lear: The Life of a Wanderer

    Trade paperback, Sutton Publishing
    2006
    English
    Revised ed.
    311 pages

    ISBN: 0750937440
    ISBN-13: 9780750937443

    Edward Lear is famous as the author of "A Book of Nonsense" and of the timeless children's songs, "The Owl and the Pussycat" and "The Jumblies". Yet, for this gentle genius, infectious merriment mingled with a deep sadness. Who is the man behind the nonsense? Born the twentieth of twenty-one children, he was rejected by his mother and brought up by his eldest sister. Almost entirely self-taught, at the age of nineteen Lear published "Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots", one the finest books of ... Show more

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